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Sunday 25 June 2017

Man held in Co Clare after body found in field

Brian Hutton

A man has been arrested after the discovery of a body in a field in Co Clare.

The body, found at Cappabeg, outside Ennis, shortly after 7am this morning, is believed to be that of a man in his 20s.

The area has been sealed off ahead of a forensic examination by Garda experts.

The State Pathologist has also been called to the scene.

Investigating gardai have arrested a man in his early 30s in connection with the incident.

He is being questioned at Ennis Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Detectives have appealed for witnesses who were in the area between yesterday evening and this morning to get in contact.

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